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MEDICA 2023 – Where healthcare is going

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Imaging and diagnostics /
medical equipment and devices

Diagnostics, imaging supplies, surgery &endoscopy devices, therapy and physical medicine, implants and prostheses, intense medicine / anesthesiology / respiration, emergency medicine, rescue equipment, operating technology & equipment, hospital equipment, care equipment, hygiene / sterilisation / disinfection
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IT systems and IT solutions

IT infrastructure / computer hardware, mHealth, mobile IT, wireless technologies (Bluetooth, WI-FI), wearable technologies, smart textiles, eHealth, telemedicine / telematics / telemetry, administrative & medical information systems / software, communication systems
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Laboratory equipment / diagnostic tests

Laboratory equipment: analyser systems, centrifuges, microplates & microtiter plates, microscopes, filtration systems, glass / plastic & metal laboratory items;
Diagnostic tests: clinical chemistry, haemoglobin testing, electrophoresis testing, microbiology testing, immunochemistry testing, immunology testing, genetic testing, molecular diagnostics
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Physiotherapy / orthopaedic technology

Hydrotherapy treatment equipment, bandages, occupational therapy equipment, waking & mobility aids, compression therapy equipment, shock wave therapy equipment, mobility aids, physiotherapeutic cold & heat treatment, massage equipment, rehabilitation equipment, orthopaedic feet aids, shoes and insoles, training equipment, rehabilitation equipment, wheelchairs
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Disposables and consumables

Universal medical commodities, acupuncture equipment, articles for nursing, hygiene & medical cosmetic, batteries for medical systems, surface disinfectants, Hand hygiene stations / supplies, disposables, hearing aids, incontinence systems, stoma aids, catheters, sterile bags, linen, patient identification wristbands, personal protective equipment, wound care equipment, waste management
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Altered speech may be the first sign of Parkinson’s disease
Lithuanian researcher from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Rytis Maskeliūnas, together with colleagues from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU), tried to identify early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease using voice data.
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Wearable tech, AI, clinical teams combine to change face of clinical trial monitoring
A multi-disciplinary team of researchers has developed a way to monitor the progression of movement disorders using motion capture technology and AI.
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Fewer surgically treated ankle fractures with clear-cut treatment routine
It has been shown that the percentage of ankle fractures that undergo surgery could be substantially reduced, from more than 30 per cent to 10 in the most common type of fracture. The key is a clear-cut treatment routine that benefits both patients and caregivers, according to a doctoral dissertation at the University of Gothenburg.
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The architecture of shattered genomes
Hunting for disease clues in the dark matter of our DNA. Scientists have reconstructed the chromosomes of patients with an extremely high number of aberrations in their genome that could alter the expression of nearby genes and potentially cause disease. Their results were published in Nature Communications in October 2022.
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Bacterial electricity: Membrane potential influences antibiotic tolerance
The electrical potential across the bacterial cell envelope indicates when bacteria no longer operate as individual cells but as a collective. Researchers at the University of Cologne's Institute for Biological Physics have discovered this connection between the electrical properties and the lifestyle of bacteria.
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MHH leads EU large-scale project for personalized cancer care
CAN.HEAL aims to expand the available innovations in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment in the Member States in order to improve care for all patients in the EU. The project focuses on measures of personalized medicine. Genomics is an important cornerstone for this.
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Long COVID: blood values indicate reprogramming of immune cells
The underlying mechanisms of long COVID are not yet fully understood. Molecular clues to different subgroups of long COVID have now been provided by a research group at University Medicine Halle.
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Analyzing sweat via microelectronic fibers for non-invasive health monitoring
Imagine if a t-shirt could analyze sweat, potentially alerting the wearer to any health abnormalities. Well, this is now closer to reality thanks to a research group's recent innovation.
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Controlled manufacture, storage and freezing of artificial retinal cells
Fraunhofer researchers have now developed a new method for the production and clinical application of stem-cell-based retinal implants, which could contribute towards the successful treatment of AMD.
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Mechanical stimulation could be used to prevent falls and strengthen muscles
Mechanical vibrations could help improve our muscles and our balance control, according to research at Aston University. Researchers in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences have examined the effect of stimulation on muscle spindles which ‘speak’ to the central nervous system to help keep us upright and walk straight.
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Sequential antibiotic therapy in the laboratory and in patients
Rapid switching between different antibiotics could prevent the evolution of resistance and lead to successful treatment of patients.
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New blood test differentiates neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease from other dementias
A new blood test that can track and follow the neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease – and exclude other dementias.
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AI detects rare forms of dementia
Researchers at MPI CBS and University of Leipzig Medical Center have used new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning techniques to detect rare forms of dementia on MRI images.
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Affordable device for fixing broken bones piloted in Gaza, Sri Lanka and Ukraine
Imperial researchers have developed a low-cost, easy-to-manufacture stabiliser for broken bones to help in regions where such devices are expensive or in short supply and people sometimes resort to homemade options.
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'Reduce and Remove': new treatment strategy for locally advanced liver cancer
A pioneering phase II clinical study on tri-modality therapy (START-FIT), conducted by the Department of Surgery and Department of Clinical Oncology, School of Clinical Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), has found that nearly 50% of patients with inoperable locally advanced liver cancer, can be cured through such an innovative approach.
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Total knee arthroplasty: Faster knee for better walking
Osaka Metropolitan University scientists have revealed that knee extension velocity while seated is a stronger predictor of walking performance than muscle strength in elderly patients after their total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgery.
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Analyzing disease progression and cell processes with TIGER: in vivo and non-invasively
Researchers at the Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research (HIRI) and the Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) in Würzburg have developed a technology they call TIGER. It allows complex processes in individual cells to be deciphered in vivo by recording past RNA transcripts.
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Realtime monitoring with wearable reveals IBS-related changes
Associate Professor Fumio Tanaka and his research group at the Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine recorded the autonomic nervous system activity of IBS patients and healthy subjects using a wearable device and tracked activities such as defecation and sleep.
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Locally advanced cervical cancer: Better odds using personalized brachytherapy
For the first time, a study conducted by a research group at the Comprehensive Cancer Centre Vienna of MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital using data from the multicentre EMBRACE-I trial demonstrated the superiority of a targeted approach in brachytherapy.
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Older knee replacements as good as newer models, study shows
Older knee replacement designs are just as effective as newer models – according to new research from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and University of East Anglia.
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DZHK establishes two central biobanks - cooperation partners welcome
The German Center for Cardiovascular Research is centralizing its biospecimens collections, which are currently stored at 60 sites. Therefore, it is looking for two biobanks as scientific cooperation partners. Applications are now open to all German biobanks.
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Radioactive substances fight cancer in the mini-lab
Two Dresden research institutes want to reduce the number of animal experiments in radiopharmaceutical research with a new idea.
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Type 2 diabetes: Machine learning can predict poor glycemic control from patient information systems
The risk for poor glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes can be predicted with confidence by using machine learning methods, a new study from Finland finds.
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When antibodies do a pirouette
Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg have developed a method for binding specific molecules in samples and serums, such as antibodies in the blood, to the surface of iron oxide particles thus allowing them to be identified using an inexpensive and compact detector.
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How COVID-19 permanently damages the heart
An interdisciplinary research team from MHH has used innovative molecular methods and a high-resolution microscopy technique to show how the ongoing inflammation in COVID-19 attacks the heart tissue.
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Industry News

MEDICA 2022 Resounding Success for HealthTech Innovators Looking to Strengthen Trade Ties
MEDICA 2022 - the world's leading medical trade fair - has once again proven its prominence as the top-drawer trade event for UK life science innovators who are export-ready and looking to grow. This...
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ENDOSMART® will become part of Alleima® Group
We would like to share the exciting news that Endosmart GmbH will be acquired by the Alleima Group. The combined expertise of the Endosmart and Alleima teams will strengthen our capability to support...
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Avery Dennison Medical Offers Adhesives for a Wide Variety of Wearable and IoT Applications at Medica 2022
Ready-to-use and Customized Solutions Available With Simplified Sampling MENTOR, OHIO — November 12, 2022 — Avery Dennison Medical, a leading supplier of pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) materials...
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Stowood launches Visi-Download 2 sleep analysis software at MEDICA 2022
Stowood, a specialist diagnostic company specialising in sleep disorders will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 to showcase their sleep recorder products and launch their new software,...
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How sustainable is STÜKEN MEDICAL?
Sustainability is coming into focus in the medical industry. More and more companies are questioning the environmental compatibility of the products they use. With the innovative deep drawing...
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High Frequency Plastic Welding services for Healthcare Industry showcased at MEDICA 2022
Speed Plastics, a specialist in high frequency welding, will once again be at MEDICA 2022 to showcase the range of engineering and OEM services they offer healthcare companies. The engineering company...
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2San launches range of self-diagnostic tests in the UK
2San has today announced that it has expanded into the Self Diagnostics market – as it launches a range of home testing kits at the global trade fair Medica. Suppliers of affordable, accessible,...
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Pioneering pressure mattress solutions to be showcased at MEDICA 2022
A UK company, who specialises in the development and manufacture of ‘zero pressure’ technology will be at MEDICA 2022 to showcase their full range of pioneering mattress solutions.  ...
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MINI-DATA-BOX - THE NEW SMALL ENCLOSURE WITH THAT CERTAIN SOMETHING
Small yet robust enclosures are needed for the integration of miniaturised electronic components, sensors and radio technology. The MINI-DATA-BOX range of plastic enclosures by OKW Gehäusesysteme GmbH...
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Krebsdiagnostik der Zukunft dank hochinformativer Biomarker
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Axer five - International Launch!
Over the last decade, Minimally Invasive Surgery has transcended by several dimensions due to the invention of vessel sealing with cutting, however, the use of disposable vessel sealers with cutters...
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New technology simplifies and enhances the analysis and visualization of medical image data
Medical imaging generates a lot of data, for example during computer tomography. This data important when it comes to personalised medicine. Artificial intelligence methods, such as machine learning,...
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Artificial intelligence method allows personalised diagnosis of back problems in future
Back problems are generally regarded as a widespread disease Finding the exact cause of these problems is often difficult. A team of researchers from TU Kaiserslautern (TUK), the University Medical...
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TriMedika Showcase Medical Grade Non-Contact Thermometer at MEDICA 2022
TriMedika – an innovative medical technology manufacturer providing clinical devices for hospitals worldwide – is delighted to be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at 2 (14 – 17 November 2022) to showcase...
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KNF presents product premieres at Compamed 2022 - Higher dynamics, smoother and faster flow – new diaphragm pumps for advanced medical devices and diagnostic technology
Every year, when fall comes along, it is time for Compamed, the international trade fair for medical technology in Düsseldorf, Germany. From November 14–17, KNF will be presenting the latest gas and...
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Innovative gas sampling lines and single-use laryngoscopes launched to European market at MEDICA 2022
PROACT Medical – a UK-based company specialising in the manufacture and supply of Patient Monitoring, Diagnostic and Airway Medical products – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 (14 –...
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Innovia Medical showcases pioneering Gynaecology Product Cervical Rotating Biopsy Punch at MEDICA 2022
Innovia Medical is delighted to be showcasing their single-use instrument product line at MEDICA 2022, which includes the flagship Cervical Rotating Biopsy Punch. The single-use instrument supports...
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State-of-the-art repair solutions supporting greater healthcare sustainability showcased at MEDICA 2022
Surgical Holdings – an award-winning British manufacturer and repairer of medical devices – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 to showcase how hospitals can manage and care for...
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SIGMA will Showcase In-House Blown Medical Film Meeting MDR Compliance at Upcoming MEDICA 2022
SIGMA will be taking part in MEDICA 2022 from Nov 14 to 17. along with other medical brands under BenQ Materials’ Corporation including Anscare, Cenefom and CUUMed — we’ll be showcasing...
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PolyNovo Showcases Revolutionary NovoSorb® BTM Synthetic Wound Matrix Technology at MEDICA 2022
PolyNovo UK Ltd – a UK medical devices company specialising in the development of surgical solutions using the patented polymer technology NovoSorb® – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA...
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Anscare will Showcase the Portable NPWT SIMO System Meeting FDA Compliance at MEDICA 2022
Anscare will be participating in MEDICA 2022 on Nov 14-17. We join hands with BenQ Materials’ other medical brands, including SIGMA, Cenefom and CUUMed, to showcase our innovative products and...
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Newly Launch DEFTFIX
Newly Launch DeftFix SHPOPL - takes pride to present, "DeftFix", a revolutionary software assisted external fixation device, which can be used for precise fracture reduction and limb...
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Battery-powered heat pad and self-extinguishing battery cabinet: Ansmann AG presents world firsts at COMPAMED 2022
(Assamstadt/Düsseldorf 2022) With an overheating-proof heating foil as a wheelchair cushion and the first self-extinguishing battery storage system ANSMANN AkkuSafe, the experts for battery and...
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Eakin Surgical exhibits at MEDICA to offer customers bespoke ‘Surgical Surgery’
Eakin Surgical – a long-established UK single-use surgical instruments manufacturer – will be attending MEDICA 2022 to deliver bespoke ‘Surgical Surgery’ sessions to its customers...
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Cisteo MEDICAL is now FDA registered
As a critical subcontractor in the field of medical devices, Cisteo MEDICAL has chosen from the first years of its creation on to certify its quality management system according to ISO 13485. Today,...
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